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2001: Typography

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on: February 11, 2014, 03:05:39 PM
Dissection of typefaces (fonts) used in "2001: A Space Odyssey":

http://typesetinthefuture.com/2001-a-space-odyssey/

I couldn't find a more fitting topic for this, so I created new one. Maybe this will interest some, maybe not.

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Reply #1 on: February 11, 2014, 04:51:32 PM
I for one found it interesting, but my zest for wonky typography analysis is probably higher than average.

A couple takeaways:

It's a testament to how thoroughly and overwhelmingly Wes Anderson has co-opted the Futura font that I see this shot

and all I can think of is The Royal Tenenbaums.

Also:


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